Learning Support Assistants

Atlantic Academy, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5DW

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    31 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade B £9.90 (£19,099 FTE)

Learning Support Assistants job summary

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to join our wonderful school and work with our exceptional students. We are currently recruiting for a number of Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly and committed team. The successful candidates will each work 1:1 to support a Key Stage 3 student throughout their school day. They will make a real and positive impact on the lives of the children they support and play a crucial role in their development and progress.

They will also be a member of our SEND Supporting Excellence Team. We are now a team of ten highly committed teachers and support teacher working together to support our students to outstanding outcomes.

What you’ll need to succeed

We are seeking people to thrive on working in a challenging but immensely rewarding environment, who are passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people.

We will provide training in all aspects of SEND and the role is likely to broaden to supporting individual and very small groups of students in a variety of interventions.

What you’ll get in return

Atlantic Academy is a friendly school where staff are highly supportive of each other inside and outside of the classroom. We pride ourselves in ensuring all members of staff including our support staff have access to regular training. All our members of staff attend regular training on child protection and all aspects of Special educational Needs. We offer access to a local government pension and other benefits, such as a sickness scheme, generous leave entitlement and cycle to work scheme. We are committed to developing and investing in our staff and can offer the opportunity to gain a relevant professional qualification in this post.

Grade B £9.90 (£19,099 FTE)

Each role will be from available, term time only. Monday to Friday between 8.45am to 3.15pm (30 minutes unpaid lunch), 30 hours and various other hours available, term time only.

There are both fixed term and permanent vacancies available for the right candidates.

If you are looking for a part time role please let us know as flexibility will be considered.


If you would like to apply, please download an application form from our Trust recruitment website https://www.athenalearningtrust.uk/work-for-us or phone us to arrange for an application form to be sent to you on 01566 701 683.

Safeguarding Statement:

Athena Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to DBS clearance and appropriate pre-employment checks.

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About Atlantic Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
240 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01566 701 683

Atlantic Academy is part of the Athena Learning Trust alongside Altarnun Primary, Bideford College, Egloskerry Primary, Launceston College and Launceston Primary School.

Atlantic Academy opened in 2018 and is a growing 11 – 18 secondary school in the beautiful setting of the North Devon coast.

Atlantic Academy seeks to create a safe, caring, and supportive learning environment that allows for individual differences and learning styles to be celebrated. Each student’s confidence, resilience and enthusiasm for learning is fostered by positive relationships with fellow students, staff and our broader community.

The Atlantic Academy values are centred around wellbeing, respect, curiosity and adventure, and appreciating education and lifelong learning. We are proud of our school community, which we are looking to grow over the following years.

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